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Cartogena: Arepas and Dancing

Activity provider: Foodies SAS

Cartogena: Arepas and Dancing

Activity provider: Foodies SAS

From US$ 30.31 per person

Try out a dancing cooking class and learn how to prepare Arepas, the most renowned snack in Cartogena. Learn the steps to the Champeta and enjoy an evening of good food, friends, and dance.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 1.5 hours
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English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 7 participants


  • Cook the arepa e' huevo's traditional versions step by step
  • Discover the culinary accident that gave rise to the egg arepa
  • Debate over the authentic name of this delicious fried food
  • Get your hands ready to knead and your feet to dance the Champeta
  • Take note of the playlist and recipes to relive our music and flavors at home
Full description

Enjoy an evening of food and dance in Cartogena. Learn how to prepare the popular and traditional Arepas and taste its fried flavors. Learn how to dance the Champeta and celebrate African roots with immense amounts of food and good people.

First, prepare the queen of the fried food table, Arepas, guided by a specialized chef in Caribbean cuisine. Made with yellow corn, discover proper cooking techniques and how to knead the dough. Groove to the salsa brava rhythms and learn the steps to the Champeta.

Celebrate African heritage with dance and cauldrons full of fried food. Learn of the most popular cultural symbols in the city and make sure to leave some room for a special sweet surprise.

  • Food Concierge
  • Step by step cooking class where you’ll prepare: Egg Stuffed Arepa, Egg Stuffed Arepa with meat, and Anise arepa
  • Drinks: Sugar cane lemonade and cold local beer
  • Cooking assistant
  • Air conditioner
  • WiFi
  • Ingredients
  • Apron
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Vegans
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at Mimos ice cream shop in front of Carulla Express located in Manga neighborhood. Follow the map to find the location: Please look for a Foodies sign. The waiting time is 15 minutes past the scheduled hour.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This experience will take place rain or shine
  • Please take note we cannot guarantee a 100% vegan menu. Let us know if you need vegetarian, gluten free or non lactose menu to ensure the availability. We receive your notice 24 hrs before.
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Excelente actividad! Muy buen personal y actitud!

April 27, 2022


Product ID: 391771